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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 56 kts.
State MICHIGAN
County/Area VAN BUREN
WFO GRR
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-06-19 02:51:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1NW LAWRENCE
Begin Lat/Lon 42.24/-86.07
End Date 2009-06-19 03:02:00.0 EST-5
End Location 3N DECATUR
End Lat/Lon 42.16/-85.97
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A squall line moved onshore during the early morning hours between Saugatuck and South Haven and swept southeast into central parts of Allegan and Van Burren counties before weakening. An NWS survey concluded that wind gusts between 60 and 74 mph blew down hundreds of trees along a 30 mile long and up to a 9 mile wide path.
Event Narrative Widespread tree limbs with several trees blown down along an eight mile long and 5 mile wide path which includes the town of Lawrence. Utility lines were downed by falling trees in Lawrence. Tree damage extended southeast to Eagle Lake.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLENN ALLEGAN CO. MI 06/19/2009 02:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LACOTA VAN BUREN CO. MI 06/19/2009 02:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWRENCE VAN BUREN CO. MI 06/19/2009 02:51 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COMSTOCK KALAMAZOO CO. MI 06/19/2009 03:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K